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Gamea meets Iraqi trade, industry ministers in Baghdad
4 July 2021  -  Sector :  -  Entity :  -  Category : General

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The meetings explored means of boosting bilateral trade and joint industrial cooperation during the coming period.

Baghdad- July 4, 2021

During her official visit to the capital Baghdad, Minister of Trade and Industry Nevine Gamea has met with Iraqi Minister of Trade Alaa Ahmed al-Jubouri, in the presence of Iraqi Minister of Industry and Minerals Manhal Aziz al-Khabbaz, and Egyptian ambassador to Iraq Walid Ismail.

The meeting discussed boosting trade between the two countreis, which hit $747.6 million in 2020, compared to about $551.3 million a year earlier; with Egyptian exports to the Iraqi market growing 3%  to $421.7 million.

The minister invited her Iraqi counterpart to visit Egypt soon, to further discuss all the challenges hindering inter-trade movement.

Gamea also held another meeting with Iraqi Minister of Industry and Minerals Manhal Aziz Al-Khabbaz to explore means of increasing joint industrial cooperation and benefiting from Egyptian know-how, notably in specialized industrial complex establishment and management.

The two ministers agreed, during the meeting, on the  implementation of a comprehensive plan to enhance joint industrial cooperation, especially in the rehabilitation of Iraqi factories.

Gamea pointed out that other opportunities for joint cooperation include the sectors of leather, medicine, textiles, tires, electrics, electronics, building materials, chemicals, mining industries, in addition to glass, food products, petrochemicals and communications equipment.

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